Buyer's Guide

Teleflex Medical OEM





Company Address

1425 Tri-State Pkwy, Suite 120
Gurnee, IL 60031
United States

Company Information

Phone: (800) 295-8505
Alt Phone: (847) 596-3100
Fax: (847) 596-3101

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Company Description

Vertically integrated capabilities. Deep expertise. Decades of experience. Work with the experts™ at TELEFLEX MEDICAL OEM. We are a global leader for specialized orthopedic products such as Force Fiber® Suture and Force Fiber® OrthoTape™ Braid). Our expertise extends to bioabsorbable sutures, yarns, and resins, extrusion, complex catheters, and introducers.

Buyer's Guide

  • The Biologic Shift

    The Biologic Shift

    Sean Fenske, Editor||January 17, 2017
    As doctors and surgeons evaluate biologic options, emerging OEMs are focusing exclusively on this type of offering.

  • Concerning the Recent FDA Guidance on Bone Anchors

    Concerning the Recent FDA Guidance on Bone Anchors

    William A. Hyman, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, & Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The Cooper Union||January 11, 2017
    The new draft may increase the effort level necessary to bring a bone anchor to market.

  • A Porous PEEK Solution for Spinal Implants

    A Porous PEEK Solution for Spinal Implants

    Sean Fenske, Editor||January 5, 2017
    As titanium regains acceptance for spinal fusion implants, an innovative PEEK option could slow that trend.

  • Nature’s Way

    Nature’s Way

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||February 23, 2017
    Still in search of that magic elixir, orthobiologics firms are producing natural-based alternatives for traumatic injuries.

  • Let’s Keep It Clean, Folks

    Let’s Keep It Clean, Folks

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||February 23, 2017
    Ensuring devices are properly ‘cleaned and pressed’ in sterile packaging is often undervalued, but always important.

  • Surgical Sophistication

    Surgical Sophistication

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||February 23, 2017
    Complex procedures, robotic systems, and infection prevention are driving innovation in surgical instrumentation.

  • Status Quo

    Status Quo

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||November 22, 2016
    The orthopedic industry’s unexceptional year lacked the poignant moments and historic flavor of 2015.

  • New FDA Guidance for 510(k) Submission of Orthopedic Medical Implants

    New FDA Guidance for 510(k) Submission of Orthopedic Medical Implants

    Martell Winters, Senior Scientist and Consulting Manager; Quinton Inglet, Section Leader, Bacterial Endotoxin Testing, Nelson Laboratories||November 22, 2016
    The document could have a significant impact on the testing regimen for implant device manufacturers.

  • Precision, Speed,  and Cost—Oh My!

    Precision, Speed, and Cost—Oh My!

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||November 22, 2016
    Orthopedic device prototyping labs work to collude precision with short lead times and monetary concerns.

  • Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||November 22, 2016
    Design for manufacturing speeds development, compliance, and approval while trimming away costs.

  • Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||September 20, 2016
    Advanced materials and manufacturing methods for orthopedic technologies challenge testing service providers to stay current.

  • Spinal Tap

    Spinal Tap

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||September 20, 2016
    Minimally invasive procedures, biologics, and patient-centric business models are driving growth in the global spine market.

  • Leading the Pack

    Leading the Pack

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||September 20, 2016
    In the face of ever-increasing challenges and demands, machining is still the top process for orthopedic manufacturers.

  • Capital Investments

    Capital Investments

    Sean Fenske, Editor||May 23, 2016
    Prior to making an investment in a new machine, orthopedic device makers need to consider an array of factors.

  • The Gatekeepers

    The Gatekeepers

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||May 23, 2016
    Surface treatments serve as the front lines of human-device interaction.

  • State of (Implant) Affairs

    State of (Implant) Affairs

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||May 23, 2016
    Implant manufacturing has seen few significant changes, but additive manufacturing and advanced materials could change that.

  • Green with Envy

    Green with Envy

    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor||March 23, 2016
    Ireland’s talent pool, business climate, and research opportunities are fostering significant reinvestment by orthopedic device manufacturers.

  • R&D Outlook

    R&D Outlook

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||March 23, 2016
    Contract manufacturers play a bigger role as OEMs try to reduce costs.

  • Formation

    Formation

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||March 23, 2016
    Materials form the platform for orthopedic devices achieving biocompatibility in ways more novel than ever before.

  • Moving Relationships

    Moving Relationships

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||February 17, 2016
    Going beyond technology to maintain lasting supply chain partnerships.

  • Singular Sensations

    Singular Sensations

    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor||February 17, 2016
    Disposable instruments are increasingly becoming a cost-effective, clinically sound solution to the challenges facing the orthopedic industry.

  • A Transformative Year

    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor||November 17, 2015
    M&A forever changed the medtech landscape in 2015 as companies eyed scale to cope with a new normal of reduced reimbursements, pricing pressure and outcome-based business models.

  • Vital Links

    Vital Links

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||November 17, 2015
    Industry consolidation and product complexity are raising the stakes in medtech supplier selection.

  • A Hair’s Width: The Importance of Precision in Prototyping

    A Hair’s Width: The Importance of Precision in Prototyping

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||November 17, 2015
    Orthopedic device prototyping demands a level of precision that is non-negotiable in today’s world of customized, unique implants.

  • Using Simulation in Medical Device Design

    Using Simulation in Medical Device Design

    Gareth James, Contributing Writer||November 17, 2015
    Image-based modeling and simulation are becoming increasingly common for device design.

  • Testing: A Customized Approach

    Testing: A Customized Approach

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||September 15, 2015
    Testing service providers consider each screw, plate and implant as unique as each OEM customer that makes them.

  • ODT Tenth Anniversary

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||September 15, 2015
    A decade of orthopedic innovation has made yesterday’s science fiction fantasies a reality.

  • Machining & Tooling: Pushing the Boundaries

    Machining & Tooling: Pushing the Boundaries

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||September 15, 2015
    Product complexity, miniaturization and advanced materials challenge the limits of machining and tooling.